TAG: Swingle Lawn

People on the Move: LandOpt CEO steps down, Fisher’s longest tenured employee retires and more personnel changes from Performance Nutrition, Swingle, CNH Industries, LaurelRock

August 3, 2016By

LandOpt CEO Tim Smith stepped down after 12 years with the national network of landscape contractors. Smith, who had served as CEO for the past eight years, will continue to serve the company at the board level. A search committee has been assembled to find Smith’s successor. He will continue to fill the role of CEO until a replacement is found to ensure continuity and... read more

Swingle acquires two firms, plans new branch

February 16, 2014By

Denver-based  Swingle Lawn, Tree & Landscape Care acquired Advanced Tree and Lawn Concepts of Golden, Colo., and Nitro-Green Lawn and Tree Care of Ft. Collins, Colo. Terms were not disclosed. The purchases are part of Swingle’s strategy to expand its presence along the Boulder/Longmont corridor and ultimately open another branch, ideally by mid-2014, the company says. “We feel this is... read more

Cyclist raises $100K for TREE Fund

July 30, 2013By

For the 16th consecutive year, Steve Geist, plant pathologist for Denver-based Swingle Lawn, Tree & Landscape Care, will ride in the STIHL Tour des Trees to benefit the Tree Research and Education Endowment (TREE) Fund. This year, Geist set and achieved a goal of raising more than $100,000 in cumulative sponsorships over his 16 years of participation. The TREE Fund said... read more

Bound by restrictions

May 6, 2013By

The industry addresses fertilizer and pesticide regulations at the local, state and national levels. Location, location, location. The oft-cited phrase used to justify the price and salability of any home is equally good at describing the state of fertilizer and pesticide regulations across the country. In some places, New Jersey for example, the rules are relatively set and contractors are... read more